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The Missing Bits

Duration:
1 hour, 45 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 16 March 2009

Jez Nelson presents a selection of previously un-broadcast music recorded for the show, including pieces from Herbie Hancock's 2008 London Jazz Festival gig, featuring Benin guitarist Lionel Loueke. Taking centre stage with two of his own compositions, Seven Teens and Virgin Forest, Loueke performs both guitar and baritone solos. The set features Herbie Hancock (piano), Terence Blanchard (trumpet), Gregoire Maret (harmonica), James Genus (bass) and Kendrick Scott (drums).

Studio guest: John L Walters

Excerpt from Nikki Yeoh interview (details below)

Herbie Hancock Sextet recorded at the Barbican on November 19, 2008, during the London Jazz Festival

Line-up:

Herbie Hancock (piano)
Terence Blanchard (trumpet)
Gregoire Maret (harmonica)
Lionel Loueke (guitar and vocals)
James Genus (bass)
Kendrick Scott (drums)

Set list:
1. Actual Proof (Hancock)
2. Seven Teens (Loueke)

Lionel Loueke tour dates in 2009:

15 and 16 Mar - JJ Smyth's, Dublin
18 Mar - Glee Club Studio, Birmingham
19 Mar - St Georges, Bristol
20 Mar - The Sage, Gateshead
21 Mar - The Vortex, London 8.30pm SOLD OUT 11.30pm extra show

Herbie Hancock tour date in 2009:

11 July - Herbie Hancock and Lang Lang with the Philharmonia Orchestra and The Royal Albert Hall, London

LINKS:
http://www.lionelloueke.com/
http://www.herbiehancock.com/

Tribute to Ian Carr featuring interviews with Geoff Castle, Jon Hiseman, Ashley Kahn and Nikki Yeoh, plus John L Walters talking to Jez in the studio

CD TRACKS (excerpts featured during tribute to Ian Carr)

Artist: Nucleus (Ian Carr - trumpet; Brian Smith - saxophone; Geoff Castle - keyboards; Billy Kristen - bass guitar; Roger Sellers - drums)
Track Title: Lady Bountiful
Composer: Ian Carr
Album Title: Out of the Long Dark
Label: Capitol Records

Artist: Nucleus (Ian Carr - trumpet; Phil Todd - saxophone; Mark Wood - guitar; Geoff Castle - keyboards; Dill Katz - bass guitar; John Marshall - drums)
Track Title: Old Heartland
Composer: Ian Carr
Album Title: Old Heartland
Label: EMI

Artist: Nucleus (Ian Carr - trumpet; Brian Smith - saxophone; Geoff Castle - keyboardsl; Billy Kristen - bass guitar; Roger Sellers - drums)
Track Title: For Liam
Composer: Ian Carr
Album Title: Out of the Long Dark
Label: Capitol Records

LINKS:
http://www.iancarrsnucleus.net/
http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2009/feb/28/obituary-ian-carr-jazz
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article5810825.ece

Brotzman/Kondo/Pupillo/Nilssen-Love recorded at the Bimhuis, Amsterdam on September 6, 2008

Line up:
Peter Brotzman (saxophone)
Toshinori Kondo (trumpet)
Massimo Pupillo (electric bass)
Paal Nilssen-Love (drums)

Set list:
South

LINKS:
www.myspace.com/peterbrotzmann
www.myspace.com/toshinorikondo
www.myspace.com/zuband.

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